A train ride to nowhere

For ages I've been wanting to get a photo of this train line and just haven't, but today on the way to get some essentials from the shops my other half stopped so I could get a shot.
As you can clearly tell by the trees starting to grow over the tracks, it doesn't get used anymore. It has been closed since 1990 and replaced by a bus to make the short trip.
If it was a planned stop I probably would've worn more appropriate shoes...or not. But instead I was wearing boots with a heel. To get to where I was I had to walk through a couple metres of overgrown weeds, step onto a cement block and onto the track. I then had to try to step over the metal part without falling into the water below. And anyone who knows me knows I'm not the most coordinated person in the world.

A bit of info for the curious:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto_railway_line
fab picture...love all the lines..x
posted April 19th, 2011  
Nice processing!
posted April 19th, 2011  
Great shot Amy and well worth stopping off for! :)
posted April 19th, 2011  
Wow, this looks very cool with the grass coming in over the tracks.
posted April 19th, 2011  
This looks so cool! I love the edit too!
posted April 19th, 2011  
What a great place to be able to visit and photograph! Great editing too!
posted April 19th, 2011  
Wonderful place, shot so well...
posted April 19th, 2011  
love this shot!
posted April 19th, 2011  
great shot, is it still used?
posted April 19th, 2011  
@bec01 @indiannie_jones @nodecaff @digitalrn @geertje @zferrie @pankaj @4stories @sarasdadandmom Thank you all!'
It's not used anymore. It closed in 1990, there's a train station nearby but heads a different way.
Now it only gets used by teenagers who would rather walk over that than along the proper bridge, and fishermen who tend to sit out on it.
The rest of the track runs alongside the road and it pretty overgrown with grass.
posted April 20th, 2011  
The photo is great. Love shots like this. :)
posted April 20th, 2011  
@nikkers Thanks Nikki! My better half has even said it's probably his favourite of mine so far. He wants it on our wall :-)
posted April 20th, 2011  
A fav for me! Love railroads!!! Outstanding pic!
posted April 20th, 2011  
Wonderful find! Well composed and captured! Fantastic!
posted April 20th, 2011  
This is awesome,might have to check it out myself one day!
posted April 20th, 2011  
@michelehenry Thank you so much Michele!
@bill_d Thanks Bill :-)
@kirsty Thanks! I added a tag for you, where to find it :-)
posted April 20th, 2011  
@amz87 Thanks Amy :)
posted April 20th, 2011  
Good commitment for the shot! This is great & your processing looks so lovely :)
posted April 20th, 2011  
Such a lovely picture. Worth all the effort :)
posted April 21st, 2011  
Lovely process. Great shot!
posted April 21st, 2011  
Beautiful place, I love this photo.
posted April 21st, 2011  
posted April 21st, 2011  
This is remarkable! Just lovely! Fav!
posted April 21st, 2011  
Beautiful shot!!! Love all the interesting textures...
posted April 21st, 2011  
I quite love this shot Amy. So your middle name ain't Grace either huh!? I can so relate!
posted April 21st, 2011  
love this shot. beautiful perspective
posted April 21st, 2011  
Love the mood this photo projects.
posted April 21st, 2011  
@eliserose781 @jonna @sparkle @superdex Thank you all so much! Especially for the favs :-)
@pixelchix Definitely not! Not even close haha. Thanks Heather :-)
posted April 22nd, 2011  
Love this photo!
posted April 22nd, 2011  
@laragowder Thanks Lara!!
posted April 23rd, 2011  
When I look at this photo it looks to me like a painting! I really like it!
posted April 26th, 2011  
Great shot. Nice story in it...
posted April 27th, 2011  
@kchuk @netkonnexion Thank you both!!
posted April 29th, 2011  
I'm glad you went to all that effort. Cool shot!
posted April 30th, 2011  
@bobfoto Thanks! It looks a lot longer than it is too, I like how it turned out :-)
posted May 1st, 2011  
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